History Characters / GalaxyQuest

17th Oct '17 4:47:37 PM eroock
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** Inverted, in that [[spoiler: when Sarris goes on a killing spree, Guy is the only character ''not'' killed or mortally wounded]].

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** Inverted, in that * RedHerringShirt: In the movie proper his RedShirt status is not being actualized. Surprisingly he turns out to be the PluckyComicRelief. Notice, [[spoiler: when Sarris goes on a killing spree, Guy is the only character ''not'' killed or mortally wounded]].
14th Oct '17 4:04:17 PM eroock
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* Expy: Of Captain James T. Kirk from ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''. It's mentioned that Jason is from Iowa, same as Kirk was.

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* Expy: {{Expy}}: Of Captain James T. Kirk from ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''. It's mentioned that Jason is from Iowa, same as Kirk was.
14th Oct '17 4:04:04 PM eroock
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* CaptainErsatz: on the ShowWithinAShow, of Captain James T. Kirk by way of Tim Allen.


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* Expy: Of Captain James T. Kirk from ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''. It's mentioned that Jason is from Iowa, same as Kirk was.
20th Sep '17 5:06:23 AM StarTropes
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* PassingTheMantle: When the actors leave at last, Jason appoints Mathesar Commander of the ''Protector''.

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* PassingTheMantle: PassingTheTorch: When the actors leave at last, Jason appoints Mathesar Commander of the ''Protector''.
17th Sep '17 7:20:25 PM Etheru
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* VillainousBreakdown: After the crew of the ''Protector'' start fighting back and manage to take back the ship, he completely loses patience with them, demanding his men to find and kill them even though it's a waste of manpower and runs the risk of [[BadBoss killing the men that are still on the ship]].
13th Sep '17 5:32:38 PM randomguy399
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* MsFanservice: Gwen [=DeMarco=], and she's well aware of it.

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* MsFanservice: Gwen [=DeMarco=], and she's She's well aware of it.



* ShowSomeLeg: in a deleted scene, she invites two aliens to have sex, even showing them her boobs before instructing the computer to liquify them with a blast door.

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* ShowSomeLeg: in In a deleted scene, she invites two aliens to have sex, even showing them her boobs before instructing the computer to liquify them with a blast door.
13th Sep '17 4:02:04 PM eroock
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* EyepatchOfPower: Wears one after surviving the first attack. At least he's doing better than his first officer...

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* EyepatchOfPower: Wears one [[EyepatchAfterTimeSkip after surviving the first attack.attack]]. At least he's doing better than his first officer...
1st Sep '17 11:48:10 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* NotSoAboveItAll: World-weary, snarky, and British... but he still holds his scanner upside-down on the planet. And only realizes after boldly starting them in the wrong direction.

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* NotSoAboveItAll: World-weary, snarky, and British... but he still holds his scanner upside-down on the planet. And He only realizes after boldly starting them in the wrong direction.



* TheSpock: The character on whom he's based.
* SurroundedByIdiots: He never actually says this, but it's all over his face and in his voice.
* TookALevelInBadass: He charges an alien head-on while unarmed and ''wins''.

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* TheSpock: The character on whom he's based.
%%* TheSpock:
* SurroundedByIdiots: He never actually says this, but it's all over his face and in his voice.
voice that he thinks of the cast.
* TookALevelInBadass: He In the final act, he charges an alien head-on while unarmed and ''wins''.



* InstantExpert: He becomes an expert in flying the real ''Protector'' after practicing for half an hour.

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* InstantExpert: He becomes an expert in flying the real ''Protector'' after practicing for half an hour. The justification here is that the controls work in the exact manner that he thinks they do because they were modeled on his movements. It's fundamentally a refresher course.



* ScreamsLikeALittleGirl: And hilariously so.
* TeenGenius: His character.

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* ScreamsLikeALittleGirl: And hilariously so.
%%* ScreamsLikeALittleGirl:
* TeenGenius: His character.character on the show is a teen with enough skill and knowledge to pilot a star ship.



* TookALevelInBadass: "Pedal to the metal!"

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* TookALevelInBadass: "Pedal to the metal!"
metal!" [[spoiler: is spoken when he learns how to pilot the ship in real life.]]



* CaptainErsatz: Of Scotty
** An inversion, however. Like Scotty, he turns out surprisingly skilled, but unlike Scotty deadpans it completely... except at the teleporter, the only thing Scotty never broke a sweat on.

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* CaptainErsatz: Of Scotty
** An inversion, however.
Scotty although an inversion of him. Like Scotty, he turns out surprisingly skilled, but unlike Scotty deadpans it completely... except at the teleporter, the only thing Scotty never broke a sweat on.



*EvilPlan: According to Laliari, it seems to be basic conquest for slaves and territory.



* GreenAndMean: He and the rest of the Fatu-Krey soldiers.

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* GreenAndMean: He and the rest of the Fatu-Krey soldiers.soldiers are green-skinned and evil in contrast to the humans and the appearance-generator version of the Thermians.



** Watch as the ''Protector II'' leaves the space port. You can see Thermia utter devastated, with only a wedge of the entire planet left. Sarris is the likely culprit.

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** Watch as the ''Protector II'' leaves the space port. You can see Thermia utter utterly devastated, with only a wedge of the entire planet left. Sarris is the likely culprit.



* HeroicBSOD: See BreakTheCutie above.

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* HeroicBSOD: See BreakTheCutie above.He breaks down when Jason tells him the truth about ''Galaxy Quest''.



* PassingTheMantle: When the actors leave at last, Jason appoints Mathesar Commander of the ''Protector''.



* StrangeSyntaxSpeaker[=/=]WhatTheHellIsThatAccent: Thermians speak a language ''[[StarfishLanguage very]]'' [[StarfishLanguage different from English.]] They use translators to get around this, but their speech still comes out very stilted and strange, somewhere between these two tropes.

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* StrangeSyntaxSpeaker[=/=]WhatTheHellIsThatAccent: StrangeSyntaxSpeaker: Thermians speak a language ''[[StarfishLanguage very]]'' [[StarfishLanguage different from English.]] They use translators to get around this, but their speech still comes out very stilted and strange, somewhere between these two tropes.this trope and WhatTheHellIsThatAccent.



* YouAreInCommandNow: When the actors leave at last, Jason appoints Mathesar Commander of the ''Protector''.

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* YouAreInCommandNow: When the actors leave at last, Jason appoints Mathesar Commander of the ''Protector''.



* CannotTellALie: They have no concept of lying or fiction in their culture. They don't even have ''acting''. The protagonists learn this the hard way. It gets even worse in that they're beginning to learn about malicious lying from Sarris, but still have no concept of benign fiction not intended to deceive.

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* CannotTellALie: They have no concept of lying or fiction in their culture. They don't even have ''acting''. The protagonists humans learn this the hard way. It gets even worse in that they're beginning to learn about malicious lying from Sarris, but still have no concept of benign fiction not intended to deceive.
27th Aug '17 6:09:37 PM eroock
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* TheTeamWannabe: His aim is to be part of the main cast.
12th Aug '17 11:51:43 PM Gideoncrawle
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* StatuesqueStunner: As portrayed by Sigourney Weaver, she is over six feet tall.

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* StatuesqueStunner: As portrayed by Sigourney Weaver, she is over six feet tall. The real Creator/GwenDeMarco likes to describe herself as "six-foot-four in my stocking feet".
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